The N4917A optical receiver stress test set from Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, CA) has been named PTB's Product of the Month for July. It provides repeatable conformance and characterization test results, and allows users to accurately characterize and verify standard conformance of receiver optical subassemblies and transceiver modules operating up to 12.5 Gb/s. The test set consists of the N4917A calibration and automation software; the 81490A reference transmitter for 1,310-nm and 1,550-nm single-mode wavelengths; the 81495A reference receiver; accessory kits for 10 Gb Ethernet Fibre Channel testing; the J-BERT N4903A high-performance serial BERT; and the 86100C Infiniium DCA-J.

For more information, see page 13a of the July issue of PTB, or visit here .